Lisbon (PT), 1996
Quico to his mother and part of the family. Fatefully Chico to his friends in Portugal. Sjieko to Judith, Cicco to Rebecca and Franciscus to Elias. Fransisco at work. Francis Goneia once. Often "spelled like San Francisco", and Francesco most of the times. Makes sculpture, painting and writes. Il fait tout ce qu'il peut.
2020-2022 Master in Fine Arts, LUCA School of Arts, Brussels (BE)
2019 Postgraduate course in curatorial studies, FCSH Universidade Nova de Lisboa (PT)
2014-2018 Bachelor in Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon (PT)
Lives and works between Brussels and Lisbon.
>>> 16.11.2023 CAS-CO, Leuven (BE)
2023 "Técnico Oficial de Contas", Airbag, Lisbon (PT)
2023 "WANDERLUST", Artes Mota Galiza Porto, (PT)
2023 “Os Fatais”, with Manuel Fonseca, Guimarães Project Room, Museu de Alberto Sampaio, Guimarães (PT)
2023 “Double Minutes #5”, conversation/reading with Natajsa Mabesoone, VROOM, Brussels (BE)
2022 “aFesta”, aDrogaria with Inês Neto dos Santos, Beatriz Chagas and Nuno Pires. aSede, Porto (PT)
2022 "Graduation Show", Luca School of Arts, Brussels (BE)
2022 “A friend in CC”, part of Art Anderlecht organized by KOMPLOT, 8-Track, Brussels (BE)
2022 “Making Sense of What We Do”, with Elias Driesen, Brussels (BE)
2022 “Depois do banquete”, Teatro Thalia, Lisbon (PT)
2021 “Something has got to give”, Duplex AIR, Lisbon (PT)
2021 “Concreto e Particular”, Curated by Carolina P. Fontes, Casa do Capitão, Lisbon (PT)
2021 “Sunday Roast”, by Judith Geerts, Brussels (BE)
2021 "Open Studios 8-Track", Studio City Gate, Brussels (BE)
2020 “Ohm”, FORMER projectspace, Brussels (BE)
2020 “I will take the risk, AZAN / Thomaz Hipólito Studio” Lisboa (PT)
2019 "FBAUL Painting Degree Show 18/19", Lisbon (PT)
2019 “Jet Lag”, Lumiar, Lisbon (PT)
2019 “Isto é. Achas” with Alberto Rodrigues Marques and Gonçalo Gouveia, curated by Rui Serra, FBAUL Gallery, Lisbon (PT)
2019 "Mina", with Carolina Lino, Joana Siquenique, João Garcia, João Rosa and José Taborda. National Museum of Natural History and Science of Lisbon (PT)
2017 “3 . Casa da Dona Laura”, curated by Francisca Aires Mateus, Lisbon (PT)
2017 “Viga Goiva Maço”, Quadrum Gallery, Lisbon (PT)
2017 "Paula Rego Prize", Casa das Histórias, Cascais (PT)
>>> 2024, February - Galeria NAVE, Lisbon (PT)
2022 "Cas-Co Bac Art Award", Brussels (BE)
2023-24 "Off the Grid", Cas-Co, Leuven (BE)
2022-23 "Bac Art Lab", Leuven (BE)
2019 "CEAC" (Contemporary Art Studies Centre) with the support of EDP Foundation, Vila Nova da Barquinha (PT)
Co-founder of the collective “aDrogaria” which between 2021 and 2022 programmed several exhibitions and artistic events at aSede, in Corujeira (Porto, PT), with the support of Plaka – Criatório.
He regularly writes about and for exhibitions.
Since 2019 he has been a regular contributor for the printed edition of UMBIGO magazine.